Wilson Asset Management is facing a number of challenges as it once again tries to replace a Sydney-based fund manager with links to Keybridge Capital.
Former high commissioner to the UK Alexander Downer told investors at an event in Sydney that there was no room for complacency in the economy, while also confirming his involvement in the biggest scandal to hit the Trump presidency.
EXCLUSIVE One of Australia’s leading financial advisers says there are too many local fund managers charging far too much for active management.
Property trusts are trading at a considerable discount to their physical counterparts, driving a flurry of corporate dealmaking, according to Resolution Capital’s global portfolio manager.
EXCLUSIVE The embattled wealth manager has outlined an ambitious strategy to deliver financial advice to more Australians at a time when its competitors are abandoning the sector completely.
EXCLUSIVE Slater and Gordon has taken aim at Australia’s biggest bank as it prepares to take on the retail super funds in a historic class action lawsuit.
As a result of a variety of factors, the financial sector has become complicit in modern day slavery. Financial innovation is part of the solution to exit it.
One investment firm has said that in its current form the proposed Labor changes to the franking credit regime do not pass the fairness test.
The Financial Services Council is currently reviewing whether any member organisations are in breach of its conduct and ethics codes in light of royal commission evidence.
EXCLUSIVE Aussie Home Loans boss James Symond has described the mortgage industry’s mammoth lobbying efforts as a “textbook case study” in uniting a competitive industry.
Identifying companies that have a positive ESG trajectory is the trick to capturing performance returns when responsibly investing according to one fund manager.
MLC Wealth has announced that it will be simplifying its advice business to create a more sustainable advice model for the future.
A KPMG partner has said that the recent change of government — and the replacement of Kelly O’Dwyer — will be positive for the superannuation industry.
EXCLUSIVE: A leading economic forecaster says interest rates could come back to bite us when they finally return to normal levels.
EXCLUSIVE The rise of populism and the social acceptance of protectionism are creating decent investment opportunities in emerging markets.
Industry insiders have revealed why banks are distancing themselves from wealth management and how their actions will reshape the Australian financial services sector.
Goldman Sachs’ recent $1 billion acquisition of United Capital marks the beginning of a new M&A boom for the wealth management industry, according to a US-based management consultant.
EXCLUSIVE Now that he’s secured his leadership, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has a major opportunity to secure the future viability of the financial advice industry, writes Lifespan Financial Planning CEO Eugene Ardino.
A number of industry leaders including a wealth management CEO have debated whether ASIC’s new enforcement approach following the royal commission will actually bring about effective outcomes.
Wilson Asset Management has shown shareholders that it has continued to grow despite current market volatility.
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